NewsNation, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) property, is the fastest-growing national cable news network reaching 70 million television households across the United States. Validated by independent watchdog groups, NewsNation is America’s source for engaging and unbiased news, which reflects the full range of perspectives across the country.

The network has morning shows on weekdays starting with “Early Morning” with Mitch Carr at 6 a.m. ET, and then “Morning in America” airs from 7-10 a.m. ET, followed by “NewsNation Live with Marni Hughes” from 10-1 p.m. ET.

Then we start to move into the afternoon and evening weekday lineup with “NewsNation Now” from 1-5 p.m. ET with Nichole Berlie. After that, “The Hill on NewsNation” at 5 p.m. ET, “Elizabeth Vargas Reports” at 6 p.m. ET, “On Balance with Leland Vittert” at 7 p.m. ET, “CUOMO” at 8 p.m. ET, “Dan Abrams Live” at 9 p.m. ET, and “Banfield” at 10 p.m. ET.

On the weekends, you catch “NewsNation Prime” anchored by Natasha Zouves.

Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Group Inc.

The network draws on the local market, regional, and national expertise of Nexstar Media Group, Inc.’s 5,500 local journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country.

NewsNation is available across a variety of cable and satellite providers, streaming platforms, online, and on the NewsNation app.

The network draws on the local and national expertise of Nexstar’s 5,500 journalists in 110 newsrooms across the country. NewsNation is available on every major cable and satellite provider, streaming platforms including YouTubeTV, Hulu, DirecTV Stream, FuboTV, Sling, and Vidgo, online at, and on the NewsNationNow app available on Android and iOS.

Meet the reporters, anchors, and other NewsNation staff here.

NewsNation Leadership

Senior Leadership

  • Michael Corn, president of NewsNation
  • Joe Ruffolo, senior vice president and general manager of NewsNation Digital.
  • Chris Seper, vice president and general manager of NewsNation Digital
  • Cherie Grzech, managing editor and vice president of news
  • John Ferracane, vice president of news and content
  • Sunny Singh, news director of NewsNation Digital.

Morning in America

  • Gresham Striegal, executive producer
  • Meagan Ourada, executive producer

NewsNation Live

  • James Holm, executive producer

NewsNation Now

NewsNation: Rush Hour

  • Paige Lobdell, executive producer
  • Scott Freedman, senior producer
  • Brett Adkins, senior producer

The Hill

  • Rob Yarin, executive producer

Elizabeth Vargas Reports

On Balance with Leland Vittert

  • Hayley Turner Turner, senior producer


  • Alexandra “Dusty” Cohen, executive producer

Dan Abrams Live


  • Christine Ginn, executive producer

NewsNation: Prime

  • Ryan Kerr, executive producer

Digital leadership

Additional NewsNation leadership

Press Releases